Zend Releases Major Update of Zend Studio, the Leading PHP IDEZend Studio 8.0 Streamlines PHP Application Development in VMware Virtualized Environments and Features Enhanced Support for Building Ajax and PHP Applications
Virtualized PHP Development Processes
Zend Studio 8.0 enables PHP teams to enhance their development and testing processes by running and debugging their applications in a virtual, production-like environment. Through integration with VMware Workstation, developers set their development server to a local virtual machine that mirrors the production environment, and deploy their code directly onto that virtual server from the Zend Studio interface, thereby eliminating potential errors and speeding up the testing and debugging cycles. Zend provides ready-to-use virtual images for Zend Server to further optimize the debugging experience.
"VMware is committed to increasing the productivity of software development organizations and evolving application and data delivery environments into a user-centric model," said Parag Patel, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances at VMware. "Our partnership with Zend brings the full benefits of virtualization to PHP developers, enabling them to accelerate software development times and reduce hardware costs."
Developing PHP code on a remote server running on-premise or in the cloud is significantly easier in Zend Studio 8.0, with its simplified workflow and improved performance. SSH or FTP connections can be used to import projects into Zend Studio, and then export them back to the remote server to be run or debugged.
Enhanced Source Code Editing and Navigation
For more information about the new features and functionality in Zend Studio 8, please visit http://www.zend.com/products/studio.
With the release of Zend Studio 8.0, Zend is announcing new pricing. Zend Studio 8.0 is $299, including Web-based forum support and all minor updates. Zend Studio is also available as part of the Zend Developer Solution. To learn more, visit http://shop.zend.com/en/zend-developer-solutions.html.
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About Zend Technologies
Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP Company, is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. PHP runs 35 percent of the world’s Web sites and has quickly become the most popular language for building dynamic Web applications. Deployed at more than 30,000 companies worldwide, the Zend family of products delivers a comprehensive solution for supporting the entire lifecycle of PHP applications. Zend is headquartered in Cupertino, California. Learn more at http://www.zend.com
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